Fabric Mart Feature: Flower Power

Check out my latest blog post over at Fabric Mart Fabrics for all the deets on this sundress! Scroll down for my quick pattern review. This gorgeous floral burnout fabric is still available here. Grab yours before it’s gone! Pattern: McCalls 7774 Pattern Description: Loose-fitting pull over dresses have side pockets. C, D: Fitted dresses…

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Tip’s Thoughts: McCalls Fall 2019

It’s that time again! McCalls didn’t wait that long after releasing the early fall to give us these fall patterns did they? Let’s jump in   I have NOT been feeling the 90s trend making a comeback. I was a teen in the 90s and I truly did not need to relive some of those…

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What I’ve Sewn: 2019 First Qtr Recap

2019 is off to a good, albeit slow start.

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Jumpsuit Turned Dress: McCalls 7632 & 6955

I love a Frankenpattern (chop and screwing two patterns together)

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All About the Angles: McCalls 7774

A long time in the making, my second make of McCalls 7774

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On the Run Outfit: McCalls 7755

What I wore to the On the Run II show!

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B&W Link Wrap Dress: McCalls 6884

M6884: An easy and basic faux wrap dress

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Y’all voted, I made it! McCalls 7577

I let y’all pick and you were right!

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Navy Leaf Outfit: McCalls 7757

I absolutely adore this retro 70’s vibe crop top and wide leg pants outfit.

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2018 Spring Patterns Review

I’m starting to have a weird love/hate relationship with patterns. I’m a pattern sewists, sure I draft somethings, but I’ve found most things I dream up or see and want to recreate can be found in a pattern. Or at least I can use a pattern as a starting place and make some mods to…

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Sequins and Velvet Jogger Set

Miss Socialite, like most little girls (and many women), loves this trend of reversible (or mermaid) sequins. I bought her a reversible sequin tablet case and now she wants sequin storage boxes and pillows for her room. So of course when Joann started carrying this reversible sequin fabric I knew I had to make something…

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A look back at 2017

I don’t always write a end of the year recap post, but I’ve made several pieces that I just love in 2017. Let me share them with you! I started the year off with a BANG! I sewed 10 items in just two months for my Pattern Review’s Sudoku Contest entry. The rules were to create…

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Coral Floral Girls Sundress: McCalls 7079

Not sure why I never got around to sharing this look, but better late than never. After first trying liverpool knit from Finch Fabrics to make McCalls 7046  I fell in love with it.  Apparently so did Miss Socialite because she wanted to know when I was going to make her something with it. I…

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Wine Floral Maxi: McCalls 7561

Who doesn’t love a maxi dress? I mean they are great for spring, summer and fall. I never seem to have enough but my go to maxi patterns have been McCalls 7121 and 6744, but I when Maggie Elaine shared her version of McCalls 7561 on Instagram I decided I needed one too.

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 2

So I entered this years Pattern Review Sewing Bee! You wouldn’t know that unless you follow me on Instagram (so if you missed it follow here), but that’s my fault as I entered Week 1 at the very last minute. And by last minute I mean I cut and sewed my entry the night before…

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